Government leaders to attend Opening Ceremony
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will share the stage with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło and Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development Mateusz Morawiecki at the HANNOVER MESSE Oepning Ceremony to take place on the eve of the show (Sunday). These three high-ranking government representatives will also take the traditional Monday morning tour on the first day of the exhibition, starting at 9 a.m. with the opening of the Polish pavilion in Hall 3.
The Polish Pavilion will be the main port of call for everyone interested in exploring B2B opportunities with Poland. And the overarching theme of technology cooperation will be the watchword at the stand of PARP – the Polish Business Development Agency – in Hall 2 as the Research & Technology hall.
Business-Summit on Mobility and Industry 4.0
There will be several events connected with Partner Country Poland at the Global Business & Markets section of Hall 3. On Monday, from 11 a.m. to 1 pm., the Polish-German Business Summit will take place. This summit is a joint event organized by the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the Polish Lewiatan Confederation and HANNOVER MESSE. The focus at this year’s summit talks will be promoting German-Polish business relations – particularly in the areas of mobility and Industry 4.0.
On Tuesday, from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m., Global Business & Markets will explore industrial automation opportunities in Poland at a panel discussion organized by Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI). Here, for an audience consisting of public administrators and members of the business community, the focus will be today’s economic situation in and business potential with Poland, with the emphasis being on practical matters ranging from sales to production.
Showcase for various regions of Poland
In addition to various seminars and presentations at the Polish Pavilion, certain economic regions of Poland will be featured. On Wednesday, the featured region will be Opole (at 10 a.m.), followed by the Malopolski region at 11 a.m., with the Swietokrzyskie region in the limelight on Thursday at 10 a.m.
And there will also be a party – on Wednesday (26 April), from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Polish Pavilion – in the form of a "Partner Country Night" for HANNOVER MESSE exhibitors and visitors